Re: Script to Document a Database

From: Jared Still <>
Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2010 08:52:17 -0800
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+1 for OraSnap.

I've been running it once per week for quite some time.

Pro: comprehensive information about your databases

Con: some rather intensive queries - run it at the slowest periods for the database.

Jared Still
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On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 5:53 AM, Frits Hoogland <>wrote:

> take a look at orasnap:
> I've used it in the past to get an overview of databases when I had only
> little time to spend.
> frits
> On Feb 25, 2010, at 1:59 PM, Jay Hostetter wrote:
> > I have a script that we run weekly on our databases. It creates some
> basic documentation about the database (users, tablespaces, segments,
> v$parameters, jobs etc.). I was going to update this script to inlcude more
> information, but I thought I would first check to see if there are any good
> scripts out there that do this sort of thing. I didn't find too much when I
> was searching around. IIRC RDA creates a nice HTML document (it's been
> quite some time since I ran it). I was interested in pulling the
> information remotely - not using RDA locally on each box, so I have ruled
> out RDA. I don't want to be too intruisive on these database servers. I
> just wanted some handy-dandy documentation for reference without reinventing
> the wheel.
> >
> > Thank you,
> > Jay
> --

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